Department of Environmental Science

Interdisciplinary research with impact. Problem-oriented education of high quality.​

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New research centre to bring marine and atmospheric scientists together

Researchers Matthew Salter, Ilona Riipinen and Christoph Humborg from the Department of Environmental Science are behind a successful infrastructure funding application to the Swedish Reseach Council (VR) on the development of a new atmospheric science…

FORCeS: Towards narrowing uncertainty of aerosol forcing on climate

On a crisp morning in October 2019, some of Europe’s most prominent climate scientists gathered inside Geovetenskapens hus at Frescati Campus, Stockholm University, to attend the inaugural meeting about FORCeS (Constrained Aerosol Forcing for Improved…

Stockholm University participates in international statement ahead of UN climate summit

Together with senior scientific advisers from around the world, Stockholm University has signed a statement to governments on climate change ahead of the COP26 climate summit. On October 31, the COP26 climate summit began in…

Insights to Science: a new podcast series produced and hosted by PhD student at the department

Without wastewater treatment, diseases and infections would ravage our modern world. At the same time, wastewater treatment is something we often take for granted. What actually happens down the pipelines when the water we flush…

New method allows scientists to study aerosol particles inside clouds

The air around us is filled with tiny, invisible particles called aerosols. These particles affect the radiative balance of our planet in a number of ways, both directly, by scattering and absorbing light, and indirectly,…

Education of high quality

We offer a range of courses in environmental science. Our courses provide training that is tailored to your career aspirations, and offer pathways that can help you reach your potential.

Study counsellors

Environmental Science, Miljö- och hälsoskyd

How to apply and register

The first admission round is open. Application deadline 17 January 2022. Read more about application dates and registration.


Vi erbjuder ett naturvetenskapligt kandidatprogram i miljövetenskap, 180 hp. Programmet har tre inriktningar: biologi, geovetenskap eller kemi.

Master's programme

We offer master’s programmes, 120 credits, in environmental science and within environment and health protection (Miljö- och hälsoskydd).


Our courses provide training that is tailored to your career aspirations, and offer pathways that can help you reach your potential.

External Relations

Our ambition is to contribute to a sustainable society. For that, we provide support and expert advice to government agencies, private companies, non-governmental organizations, schools and other groups on a variety of issues.

Information & contact

Professor Ian Cousins
+46 (0)8 16 4012

Expert advice

Our researchers offer expert advice to media, government agencies, industry, schools and non-governmental organisations.

Commissioned research

We help government agencies and the private sector with laboratory and field investigations, data reviews and knowledge syntheses.

Strategic collaborations

On occasion and on a case-by-case basis, we engage in long-term strategic collaborations with external partners that share our commitment to sustainability.

Department of Environmental Science
Stockholm university

Department of Environmental Science
Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm

Geovetenskapens hus,
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, Stockholm

Svante Arrhenius väg 16, Stockholm